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Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Abstract Six articles written by Edmond Boudreaux, Mississippi Gulf Coast historian.
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006
Abstract Materials from Cherry Burns’ world travels.
Dates: 1926- circa 2005
Abstract Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.
Dates: circa 1950-2001
Abstract Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.
Abstract Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Abstract Materials regarding the Underground Railroad and other aspects of African American history collected by Dr. Falk, the first Medical Committee for Human Rights Field Secretary in Mississippi.
Abstract This collection contains a comprehensive and objective look at the Civil War in Mississippi. Anyone researching this time period in Mississippi's history would find ample information. Students of history and journalism would benefit from the writings of Mr. Fleming.
Dates: circa 1932-1995
Abstract Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.
Abstract This collection contains historical materials and various publications.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 24 cubic feet of materials that document the life and career of Charles F. Heartman from about 1893 until his death in 1953. His wife, Martha, continued to run the bookselling business after her husband's death, and some materials in the collection relate to that time period. This collection should be of interest to researchers of antiquarian books, rare Americana, or the rare book and manuscript business. In addition it provides insight...
Dates: circa 1893-1990; Majority of material found within circa 1913-1963
Abstract The collection includes photocopies of two manuscripts entitled “Travels in America” written by David “Pears” Smith Hiddle as well as a typed transcript of the manuscripts.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1860s; 1891; 1904
Abstract Narrative of his trip with his uncle to Vietnam revisiting sites where his uncle had served during the Vietnam War.
Scope and Contents Typescripts of compositions by Dr. Rosewell G. Loweey, Dean of Men and director of Student Welfare at The University of Southern Mississippi. Also included is a small booklet of poems by his brother, Vernon Booth Lowrey.
Dates: circa 1948-1969
Scope and Contents This document is an autobiography written by Confederate Brigadier-General Mark Perrin Lowrey on September 30, 1867, at Ripley, Mississippi, to Colonel Calhoun Benham. This was sent to Colonel Benham for use in a book he was writing. It deals with Lowrey's early life through the end of his military career in the Civil War.General Lowrey begins his autobiography by telling about his birth, siblings, and move to Mississippi. He then skips to the 1840's when, during the Mexican War, he...
Dates: September 30, 1867
Abstract In 1972, Patrick Mahony donated papers written by and about Nobel Prize winning writer Maurice Maeterlinck. Mr. Mahony was a Maeterlinck’s literary assistant for five years. Included are published and unpublished manuscripts, publishing contracts, correspondence, autographed books, and other personal notes.
Dates: circa 1912-1971
Abstract Correspondence, reports, files, magazines documenting his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and as an attorney.
Abstract In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.
Dates: circa 1920-1999
Scope and Contents Recipies from various regions of Italy and other materials given with large cookbook donation.
Abstract The Selby Parker collection consists of one essay, a typescript, and miscellaneous articles written by and pertaining to the Mississippi author and former Youth Court Counselor of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi authors and journalists, the University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Dates: 1951; circa 1960-1964; 2004-2009; undated
Abstract In 1999, English professor Noel Polk left to McCain Library and Archives many documents, namely correspondence related to his work as an English professor and researcher. Topics such as academia, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, southern literature, and Natchez before 1830 are covered.
Scope and Contents The bulk of the George Thomas Preer Papers consists of diaries in which Preer recorded minute details from his daily life, his occupational activities, and his avocational pastimes of gardening, carpentry, and writing. Many friends and associates are mentioned, as are current events of 1948, and 1955 - 1979.The first diary covers events of 1948 when Preer held a pastorate in Lafayette , Louisiana. The remaining annual diaries, from 1955 - 1979, chronicle events and daily life at...
Scope and Contents Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1646-to date
Abstract Anecdotal tales in her book, That Passing Laughter.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s
Scope and Contents Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.
Dates: circa 1960s-2000s
Abstract Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.
Form of Material The Carl H. Sundell World War II Memoir consists of three essays written by Carl H. Sundell on his experiences in the South Pacific during World War II. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying World War II and veterans’ recollections of their service.
Dates: 1995; 1999
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 24
- Letter. 21
- Photographs. 21
- Manuscript. 19
- Records (Documents). 18
- Periodicals. 12
- Brochures. 11
- Civil rights. 10
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 10
- Personal narratives. 10
- Programs (Publications). 10
- Books. 9
- Certificates. 9
- Financial documents. 9
- Newsletters. 8
- Speech. 8
- University of Southern Mississippi -- Faculty. 8
- University of Southern Mississippi. 8
- Diaries. 7 ∧ less
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 2
- Lowrey, Mark Perrin, Brigadier General, 1828-1885 2
- Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 1
- Association of American Railroads. AAR (1934-) 1
- Balfour, Jeff Edward, 1922-2006 1
- Berry, John Calvin, Dr., 1925-2013 1
- Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, Governor, 1877-1947 1
- Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944 1
- Boudreaux, Edmond A., 1949- 1
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway, 1924-2006 1
- Burns , Cherry Lou Fellner , 1926- 1
- Campbell, Will D., 1924-2003 1
- Clayton, Al, 1934-2014 1
- Committee of Southern Churchmen. 1
- Cook, R.C., Dr., 4th President of Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) (Robert Cecil), 1903-1979 1
- Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 1
- Davidson, Donald, 1893-1968 1
- Davis, Charles L., 1943-2016 1
- De La Beckwith, Byron, Jr., 1920-2001 1
- Dixie Darlings (Dance team). (1954-) 1 ∧ less